Elijah has volunteered with San Diego Pride since 2015. Previously they volunteered as a member of the accessibility team, entertainment stage supervisor, and VIP entrance supervisor for the San Diego Pride Festival. Elijah currently serves as the Parade Marshal and Safety Co-Coordinator and as a Beverage Garden Supervisor for the San Diego Pride Festival.
In addition to their volunteer role with San Diego Pride, Elijah works professionally in Medical Research and is a first responder with more than 18 years of dedicated service to the community.
Elijah is a native of San Buenaventura, attended high school in San Diego, and went on to graduate from Stanford University with a degree in Clinical Psychology. Elijah is also a proud member of the American Psychological Association where he plays an active role in the Office on Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity.